* 1955-61 > Editing &
publishing (English):of informal community newspaperThe
Shaughnessy Beacon (Vancouver).
* 1972 > Script-writing,
narrating & sound-mixing (English & Russian): of an
educational filmstrip/tape kit for Ontario high schools (see my Instructional
materials page for description).
* 1976 > Sound-recording
& mixing (English, Russian, French, Arabic): of translated
commentaries (with music & effects) for UN documentary films,
Hobel-Leiterman Productions (Toronto).
* 1975-77 > First Reader,
First Church of Christ, Scientist, Toronto (including conducting of church
& memorial services).
* 1975-78 > Audio-visual
production (English): of several slide/tape programmes
for organisational clients, with former Toronto photographer Christopher
Darling), involving narration, sound-mixing & -editing, script-wriitng
* 1983-89 > Desk-top publishing
on Macintosh computer (Russian, English & French): of Russian
instructional materials, including narration & recording of slide/tape
programmes, for language classes in the Department of Modern Languages
& Literatures, University of Ottawa (see my Instructional
materials page for description).
* 1983-- > Keyboarding
& layout (Russian, Polish, English & French): of a number
of books for publication by Legas Publishing, University of Ottawa Department
of Modern Languages & Literatures, Slavic Research Group at the University
of Ottawa. Some of these I also edited (see "Books edited/compiled"
on my Academic publications page
for further details).
* 1987-90 > Classifying
& video-editing(Russian): of videotapes of Soviet TV
programmes for classroom use (from Carleton University satellite feed).
* 1990-96> Narration (Russian):of
short promotional films for Canadian corporate clients (through Living
Language Services), also of texts for monthly short-wave broadcasts from
a US radio station.
* 1992-98 > Research projects
(with extensive documentation) for Canada Post Corporation (on Russian
and other topics), 1992, 1995, 1998, 1998 (see 'Talks,
papers & briefs' on my Academic
publications page for further details).
* 1994-95, 1999 > TV presenting
for MacLean-Hunter/Rogers Community Cable programme
presenting information in Russian on English-language usage and Canadian
* 1995-96 > Member, Organising
Committee, Conference on Lev Tolstoy & the concept of brotherhood,
University of Ottawa, February 1996.
* 1996 > Research on Tolstoy
& the Doukhobors in Aylmer Maude Archives (Brotherton Collection),
University of Leeds, at the invitation of Tolstoy specialist Michael J.
de K. Holman, April 1996.
* 1996 > Cataloguing of
Doukhobor-related documents as an External Researcher for Centre for
Research on Canadian-Russian relations, Carleton University. Publication:
Doukhobors 1895-1943 (see "Books edited/compiled" on my Academic
publications page for description).
* 1998 > Research on the
Doukhobors in Saskatchewan and British Columbia libraries & archives:
Saskatchewan Provincial Archives (Saskatoon); Blaine Lake (Doukhobor community
north of Saskatoon); University of British Columbia (Doukhobor collection,
compiled by Jack McIntosh), B.C. Provincial Archives (Victoria),
Selkirk College (Castlegar, B.C.).
* 1998-2012 > Member (since
September 1999: Administrative Assistant), Slavic Research Group
at the University of Ottawa, appointed Research Associate, 2003.
Duties include preparing books for publication and liaison with printers
and Cataloguing-in-Publication Office of the National Library of Canada.
* 1999 > Member,
Organising Committee, Conference
on The Doukhobor Centenary in Canada,
University of Ottawa, October 1999.
* 2000--> Editing of English-language
poetry by Russian-speaking writers (Mikhail Levitin, Gleb Sekretta).
Also editing of Russian translation by a French-speaking student.
* 2002--> Co-writing (simultaneously)
short stories [improskazy](one in Russian, one in English)
with colleague Anna Plisetskaja in Moscow. In progress.
* 2003 > Research on Tolstoy
& Mary Baker Eddy (19th-century American religious thinker, founder
of the Christian Science Church); results presented in a paper at a Tolstoy
conference at Yasnaya Polyana (see my Academic
publications page for details).
* 2004-05 > Research on
Tolstoy and Canadian Doukhobors for the Slavic Research Group (SRG)
at the University of Ottawa in connection with SRG publications.
* 2005-2008> Layout for posters
advertising the sessions of the twice-monthly Sasquatch Literary &
Arts Performance Series. For samples see: http//www.e-sasquatch.ca/posters.htm
* 2005-2011 > Revising Russian-to-English
poem translations by Ivan Zhavoronkov (see Poetry
& Music page for details)
* 2006> Design & preparation
of Prospectus for the Slavic Research Group in conjunction with its book
exhibition (November 2006).
> Research (together with co-translator Arkadi Klioutchanski and
editor Andrew Donskov) on background notes for co-translation of Sofia
Andreevna Tolstaya’s My life.